The MSc in Cancer Therapies at the University of Strathclyde is for graduates seeking experience in the range of topics essential to the understanding and development of cancer therapies.
You'll be taught in the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, recognised as one of the leading departments of its kind in the UK. The Institute has major facilities for radiobiology and radiopharmaceutical research. It also hosts the Cancer Research UK Drug Formulation Unit - the only one of its kind in the UK. You'll therefore be taught by researchers working at the forefront of basic, translational, industrial and clinical cancer research in the biomedical and physical sciences arenas.
Studying with us will provide you with the skills to assess, analyse, critically appraise and evaluate current and emerging anti-cancer therapies and the drug discovery cascade - from target evaluation and engagement to clinical trials. The course will also provide you with the specialist research training and a breadth of skills needed for your future career. The masters degree has been designed in response to a growing demand from academia, industry and health care providers for a course which focuses on current and emerging cancer therapies, in a format which covers essential multidisciplinary aspects of the topic.Written examinations, course work with formative and summative approaches are taken in different aspects of the course. Written reports, oral presentations, scenario-based learning and moderated peer assessment are all included in the course.
This course provides the background training for a career in:
- clinical research
- pharmaceutical & biotechnology industry laboratory research posts
- laboratory technical support
- medical/pharmaceutical/life science sales
- charity funding support
- medical writing, patent and ethics destinations
- academia (research and teaching) – following a further PhD route
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- Advanced Techniques in Biomedical Research 1&2
- Generic Research Skills
- Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Commercialisation
- Development and Design of Anti-Cancer Drugs
- Targeted Cancer Therapies for Personalised Medicine
- Radiobiology and Radiation Oncology: From Beam to Bedside
- Drug Discovery and Development in Cancer
- Scientific Writing
- Research Project
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications
DisciplinesBiomedicine Human Medicine Health Sciences View 272 other Masters in Biomedicine in United Kingdom
- Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in a science or health related subject. Students with alternative entry standards or professional experience may also be considered and are usually admitted in the first instance to the diploma course.
- Upon satisfactory completion of all semester 1 assessment, these students will be offered the chance to transfer to the MSc programme.
International21300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Rest of UK £8,500
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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